Buhse, Heinz

Date of birth:
January 3rd, 1917 (Heidelberg/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
March 26th, 1945 (The English Channel)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinz Buhse was killed in action on March 26th, 1945 when his ship, the "U 399" was sunk in the English Channel at 49.56N / 05.22W by H.M.S. Duckworth of Convoy 47T/1Ü. At that moment he had sunk 2 ships with a total of 7.538BRT during 1 operational sail (49 days at sea).

Promotions:
January 1st, 1944: Oberleutnant zur See.

Career:
September 16th, 1939: Kriegsmarine;
July 3rd, 1944 - March 26th, 1945: Kommandant "U 399".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1943
Abzeichen Für Blockadebrecher

Sources

  • - Research Gerhard Brand